Famous Landmarks

The world's famous landmarks inspire wonder and have been celebrated for centuries. Learn more about famous landmarks like the Eiffel Tower and the Taj Mahal.


Airplanes and rockets on display at the National Air and Space Museum in Washington D.C. lure fans of technology and aviation. Find out more about the National Air and Space Museum a sought-after family vacation destination.

Grab your undercover identity at the door and take a way-cool trip through time at the nation's only museum dedicated to the art of espionage. Spy gadgets famous spies and a cool gift shop are just a few reasons to come.

Native American culture comes to life at the National Museum of the American Indian in Washington D.C. Participate in song and dance sample Native American food and enjoy artwork. Learn more about the museum.

Colonial Williamsburg is like taking a trip through history. This living history center is alive with the past. Learn more about Colonial Williamsburg.

Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream Factory Vermont's number-one tourist attraction features tours a playground picnic tables and a variety of fun activities for kids. Find out more about Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream Factory tour.

The Enola Gay the plane that dropped the atom bomb on Hiroshima is one of the planes on display at the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center near Dulles International Airport. Learn more about the Udvar-Hazy Center part of the Smithsonian Institution.

Harpers Ferry located at the confluence of the Potomac and Shenandoah Rivers features picturesque streets museums and exhibits battlefields and hiking trails. Learn more about Harpers Ferry National Historical Park.

Shelburne Museum nicknamed Vermont's Smithsonian features a wide variety of attractions and activities for kids such as a playground arts & crafts interactive exhibits and educational activities. Find out more about the Shelburne Museum.

The eclectic Henry Ford Museum in Dearborn, founded in 1929 by the Ford family, houses inventor Henry Ford's personal collection of Americana. Learn more about family vacations at Henry Ford Museum.

Experience the magic of Christmas year-round at this village that seems have been lifted from the pages of a German fairy tale. Learn more about this family vacation in Michigan.

Conner Prairie in Fishers Indiana known for its authentic presentation of the past gives families the opportunity to travel back to the 1800s. Learn firsthand how everyday life has changed over the past two centuries.

The Freedom Trail in Boston Massachusetts is a 2.5-mile walking trail featuring 16 of America's most historic sites such as Boston Common and the house of Paul Revere. Find out more about Freedom Trail.

Plimoth Plantation is a living-history museum that transports visitors back to the 17th century. The site features a variety of educational programs and exhibits. Find out more about Plimoth Plantation.

Kennedy Space Center is the busiest launch and landing facility in the country. Today visitors can get a glimpse of the American space program thanks to the center's exhibits and programs. Learn more about them.

The U.S. Space and Rocket Center in Huntsville Alabama showcases a fascinating and comprehensive collection of rockets missiles boosters and space memorabilia. Learn about what makes this a great family vacation destination in this article.

Visitors to the National Mall in Washington D.C. can explore 2.5 miles of museums outdoor activities and history from the banks of the Potomac to the U.S. Capitol. Find out more about the National Mall.

The Fernbank Museum of Natural History features large dinosaur exhibits, a time line of Georgia's history, and several hands-on experiences. Learn more about the museum.

St. Augustine Florida is the oldest permanently inhabited city in the United States. Founded in 1565 it's filled with reminders of its early Spanish history. Learn more about this family vacation destination.

Salem calls itself "The City of Witches," so named for that harrowing seven-month period in 1692 when the townspeople put 19 innocent people to death. Learn more about family vacations in Salem.

Mount Vernon paints a picture of the home and lifestyle of the nation's first President. Lovingly restored and full of memorabilia Mount Vernon offers visitors a trip through history. Learn more about Mount Vernon and its treasures.

Mount Rushmore is a colossal memorial in the Black Hills of South Dakota. The work of gifted sculptor Gutzon Borglum it was to become the world's largest mountain sculpture.